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Barbara Gorham

GORHAM, Barbara Gorham, Kathleen Barbara, recently of Arbor Trace Memory Care in London, and formerly of Metcalfe Gardens in St. Thomas, as well as Chatham and Montreal, passed away peacefully at her residence, on Sunday January 6, 2019. She was 85. Beloved wife of the late Russell Henry Gorham and dearly loved mother of Dwight Gorham (Penelope Middleton) of Ottawa and Susan Hampson (John Hampson) of Port Stanley. Loved grandmother of Christopher Gorham (Katie Nelson), Kimberly Hampson, Karen Hampson and Patrick Gorham. Loving great-grandmother to Riley Harms, Aleysha Harms and Harper Gorham. Barbara is survived by her dear sisters Valerie (Brad Vance) of Hines Oregon, and Sandra (Guy Lacoste) of Montreal, Quebec. Predeceased by her other siblings: Robert, Jack and Beverley. She will be sadly missed by her extended family and by all who knew her. Barbara was born in Lachine, Quebec on June 18, 1933, the eldest daughter of the late John and Kathleen (Shaughnessy) Bennett. Barbara grew up in Lachine and lived many happy years there before making the move with her husband to southwestern Ontario. Barbara was an independent minded woman and was fiercely loyal to her family, whom she loved, and she was loved by them in return. A memorial service will be planned at Williams Funeral home, 46 Elgin Street, St. Thomas, ON after cremation. Interment to be in the Masonic Gardens, Lakeview Cemetery, Pointe Claire, Quebec at a later date. Remembrances can be made to the Alzheimer's Society.13320690
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Posted by Larry and Lynne Hyatt (Former Neighbour) On Thursday, January 10, 2019
We were so sorry to read of Barbara’s passing. She was a kind neighbour and we enjoyed our chats with her. We send our condolences to your family.

Larry and Lynne


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